TOUCH FOOTBALL AUSTRALIA APPOINTS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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first_imgThe Touch Football Australia Board of Management today announced the appointment of Colm Maguire to the position of Chief Executive Officer of the peak body in Australia.TFA Board of Management Chairman Mr. Peter Rooney announced the appointment of Colm Maguire to a gathering of State Branch Managers and National Portfolio Coordinators at the “Next Step Conference” in Canberra this afternoon.In announcing the keystone appointment, Mr. Rooney praised the diligence and professionalism of Mr. Maguire who has filled the role of Acting Chief Executive Officer of TFA for the last three months.“Colm has done a magnificent job in his interim role – he has shown a superior ability to review and plan strategically and achieve positive outcomes on an operational level. Colm is well respected for his outcome driven focus and as a board, we are very confident in his capacity to lead the organisation forward,” Mr. Rooney said.Colm Maguire has been employed in the game of Touch Football for nine years, having previously served in roles in the sport in Game Development in New South Wales, as the State Manager of South Australia, and the TFA National Game Development Manager before his appointment as the Acting CEO of TFA in February 2007.Mr. Maguire has a very long and distinguished history in the sport and has represented Australia at World Cup level in the Men’s 30s division in Japan in 2003, and as the National Coach of the Boys 18 Years division at Youth World Cup level in 2005.The TFA Board of Management will meet in Canberra over the weekend for their scheduled board meeting to formally announce the CEO appointment, and to collaborate with key National staff, State Managers, and stakeholders of the sport around Strategic Priorities and Operational Plans in the ongoing process towards the new unified direction of Touch Football Australia.last_img

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